Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Figure and Clothing

How to Draw Tennis Shoes Using a Grid

Learning how to draw tennis shoes is a great way to practice observing fine details and enhance your drawing skills. To start, you can freehand draw the tennis shoes on your drawing paper, but I chose to create a grid drawing to ensure I captured the accurate proportions of my shoes. Here is the reference picture I used. My drawing paper size is …

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How to Draw Women Stretching

In this tutorial, we will draw two women stretching. What will make this drawing a little easier for us is the fact that almost all the angles of the features of the two young women are parallel to each other. As you will see, we are going to take this tutorial down a path that slightly differs from some of …

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Drawing the Hands

Well it looks like the art gods do not smile upon me in this article. I love to draw and paint but I cannot stand doing hands or feet. If I can get away with not drawing them, I will. Norman Rockwell, a famous, past artist had said it best, “People can forgive anything except the face and hands.” I …

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How to Draw a Blouse When You Know Nothing about Blouses

Every now and then, you will have to make something in your drawing that you just don’t know how to make. You just don’t know enough about it to be comfortable or confident enough to draw, at least without a lot of help. For me, that something is a blouse. As a guy who wears men’s clothing, I never really …

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See How to Sketch a Person in 4 Easy Steps

There are many approaches to creating a sketch of a person. There is more than just one right way to go about it. I want to share with you one method I discovered that breaks the whole process down into four simple steps. I find this manner to be really helpful for people considering themselves as beginners. So let’s see how …

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How to Draw a Woman in a Dress Spinning Around

If you have ever wondered how to draw a woman in a dress, there are two obvious tasks you need to accomplish. First, you need to draw the figure of the woman. Then of course, you need to know the parts of the dress in order to draw that. Easy enough, right? So, why not add an extra element of …

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Everything You Need to Know about How to Sketch a Shirt

If you want to be able to sketch people on a regular basis, it is obvious that you will need to know how to sketch a shirt. Shirts come in all shapes, sizes, and styles. The type of shirt you sketch will depend on what your subject is wearing. Although each type of shirt may have its own challenges when …

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How to Draw a Man Running

When you are just learning how to draw people, being able to draw a motionless, standing figure can be hard enough. But what if you wanted to draw a full-length figure in motion? What if you wanted to draw someone who is running? Even if you have learned the basic proportions for drawing a standing person, there are a few changes …

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Four Easy Methods for Drawing People Hugging

If you have ever struggled with drawing a picture of two people hugging, it’s very understandable. Sometimes it can be hard enough just to get the right positioning for one figure, let alone two. In addition, you have to make sure the two figures you are drawing complement each other in a positive way for the overall picture. Another thing …

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Picture Perfect Clothing – A Beginner’s Guide to Sketching Clothes

While sketching portraits is all about capturing the facial structure and its emotions in a realistic manner, drawing people requires you to not only focus on the human frame and posture, but also learn how to draw clothes, as well as how to draw shoes and other accessories to render a complete image. Drawing picture-perfect clothing is about the design, …

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Keeping it Simple: The Straight Forward Step-By-Step Guide to Drawing the Body

Known for his animated and lively artwork from Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, Charles Martin Jones perfectly explained the process of drawing. In a famous interview of his, he once stated, “The whole essence of good drawing — and of good thinking, perhaps, is to work on a subject down to the simplest form possible and still have it believable …

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How to Draw Feet Wearing Wedge High Heels

Shoes can be quite tricky to draw, especially if you consider yourself a beginner. The good news is, there are a wide variety of shoes that exist for us to choose from. So I thought, what better way to begin learning how to draw shoes than to learn something simple? With that said, here is a lesson for drawing wedge …

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